In November 2018, General Motors announced that it would be dropping six of its sedan models in favor of trucks, SUVs, and electric and autonomous vehicles. Discontinued vehicles include three Chevrolets (Volt, Cruze, and Impala), two Cadillacs (CT6 and XTS), and the Buick LaCrosse.
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Wholesale warehouse club Costco has more than 90 million members across the country who enjoy steep discounts and savings on a wide range of products and services -- including cars. If there’s a Costco in your local area, you might have noticed that your potential customers are flocking to Costco Auto, an opt-in auto buying program that also saves members 15 percent on auto parts, services, and accessories at participating stores.
Your dealership is most likely working hard to catch up to the modern car buyer, but where do you start? Your team. Between seasoned staff who are stuck in traditional processes and the next generation who need to learn the basics, dealer training is highly relevant and in demand. While off-site conferences and workshops are still widely used across the industry, modern technology has facilitated online training programs that are flexible and can be done off hours. Here are three excellent dealership training programs that will help your staff improve their sales, F&I, and management skills to push your dealership into the future.